The deal also includes $57 million for this year’s payment on oil and gas tax credits. Legislators say it should be approved by both chambers tonight.
Legislators say a budget deal could come together as early as Friday. It’s not just talk, either, as the operating budget conference committee closed out some big items on Wednesday.
In case you’re not intimately familiar with the case, we’ve put together a primer on the lawsuit.
The House Majority’s budget, the PFD lawsuit and a puzzling political challenger.
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux: “We are headed to a budget which reduces the people’s PFD and to this, Mr. Speaker, I say not only ‘No,’ but ‘Hell no.'”